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DX Bulletin 45 ARLD045
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 9, 2023
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD045
ARLD045 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the
ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
TIMOR LESTE, 4W. A large group of operators will be QRV as 4W8X
from Dili until December 5. Activity will be on the HF bands using
CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8, and FT4. This includes being entries in the
upcoming WAEDC RTTY and CQ WW DX CW contests. QSL via DJ4MX
or Clublog OQRS.
BOTSWANA, A2. A group of operators are QRV as A25R until November
12. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8 with
several stations. QSL via Club log.
MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. A group of operators will be QRV as TX7L
from Hiva Oa, IOTA OC 027, until November 19. Activity will be on
160 to 6 meters, with four stations, using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8, and
FT4. QSL via Club Log.
CAMEROON, TJ. A large group of operators will be QRV as TJ9MD
until November 15. Activity will be on the HF bands, and possibly
160 and 6 meters, with multiple stations. QSL via IK2VUC.
HAWAII, KH6. Jim, N6TJ will be QRV for CQWW DX CW contest from the
KH7M station on Hawaii's Big Island. He will be single operator all
bands. QSL via KH6ZM.
SINT MAARTEN, PJ7. Chris, N0UK expects to be QRV for the CQWW DX CW
contest as PJ7/G4JEC.
INDONESIA, YB. Burkhard, YB9/DL3KZA is QRV on Flores Island,
OC-151, until November 17, operating holiday style, using FT8.
TANZANIA, 5H. Maurizio, IK2GZU will be active until December 8,
signing 5H3MB on 20 to 10 meters. QSL via home call (d/B), LoTW or
OMAN, A4. A43ND celebrates the 53rd Omani National Day during
November. QSL via EC6DX, LoTW, eQSL, qrz.com.
BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Radio Amateur Society (BARS)
join the Omani celebration with the call sign A91OMA from November
12 to 18. QSL via EC6DX, LoTW.
NETHERLANDS, PA. PF23MAX celebrates Max Verstappen's Formula 1
World Championship 2023 title during November. They will be QRV on
HF and via QO-100. QSL via bureau or direct.
BRAZIL, PY. Brazilian radio amateurs are celebrating Brazil's
Amateur Radio Day until November 11 with the call sign ZZ2RB on CW,
SSB, FT8, and via satellite. QSL via LoTW.
POLAND, SP. SN15AXI honors the memory of Janek Bonikowski, SP3AXI,
a scout leader and amateur radio elmer, who died in 2008. The
station will be QRV until the end of January 2024. QSL via bureau or
ALBANIA, ZA. Ron, NS5K will be active as ZA15K until November 15.
ANTARCTICA, LU/Z. Esperanza Base is now active on PSK31 using the
call sign L36Z, celebrating the station's anniversary. Look for
them to be using FT8 also.
OGASAWARA, JD1/O. Looks for JD1YCE to be QRV from December 8 to 19.
Operators are expected to be JA1CJA (JH3LSS), JA3ARJ, JA3AVO,
JA3IVU, JA3UJR, JA3HJI, JI3DNN and YL JH3PBL. QSL via JA3AVO, LoTW,
direct with SASE or to Club Log OQRS.
LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. HB0/HB9RB will be in the CQWW DX CW contest as
a single op classic. He will be QRV from November 24 to 29, on 160
to 10 meters using CW and FT8, before and after the contest.
GEORGIA, 4L. 4L2M will be in the CQWW DX CW contest, single op
single band 40 meters high power. QSL via EA7FTR. Also, 4L5O, will
be single op single band 160 meters high power. QSL via N3SL or
CURACAO, PJ2. PJ2T will be a multi-multi operation in the CQWW DX
CW contest. The operator list includes W0CG, K8ND, W5MJ, NA2U,
W8WTS, N7IR, VA7DX, VE7KW and WI9WI. QSL direct to KU9C.
BARBADOS, 8P. Tom, W2SC will be at 8P5A for the CQWW DX CW contest.
He will be single op all band high power. QSL via HA1AG or use
BERMUDA, VP9. AB2E/VP9 will be active from November 23 to 27 as
VP9GE for the CQWW DX CW contest. Before and after the contest he
will try to work the low bands and newer bands, mostly on CW with
some FT8. He will upload to LoTW when he's back home.
MONACO, 3A. Gianni, 3A/I1UWF plans to be QRV for one day, November
14, using SSB and possibly RTTY on 40 to 10 meters. QSL direct or
bureau to his home QTH.
RODRIGUES ISLAND, 3B9. Kazu, M0CFW will be on the air from November
19 to December 1, including the CQWW DX CW contest, with call sign
3B9KW. QSL through LoTW or Club Log OQRS.
GUADELOUPE, FG. Vaclav, FG/OK6RA will be operating holiday style
until November 27, using CW, SSB and FT8 on 40 to 10 meters and
possibly 6 meters. During the CQWW CW weekend he will be single op
single band on 15 meters. QSL to his home QTH direct or go through
COLOMBIA, HK. Eleven special calls will mark the 90th anniversary
of the Liga Colombiana de Radioaficionados on November 18 and 19.
They are 5K0LR, 5K1LR, 5K2LR, 5K3LR, 5K4LR, 5K5LR, 5K6LR, 5K7LR,
5K8LR, 5K9LR and YL operators on 5J3L. They plan to be on 40 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via HK3LRB or use LoTW, eQSL,
QRZ.com or Club log.
ARGENTINA, LU. LU4AAO, the Radio Club QRM Belgrano, will be QRV
until November 12, to celebrate Argentine Tradition Day.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Kevin, VP2V/W1DED will be on Virgin
Gorda from November 11 to 19. QSL direct to his home QTH or via
SURINAME, PZ. Nobu, JA0JHQ plans to be active as PZ5NH from
December 7 to 11 operating on 160 to 6 meters, using CW, SSB and
FT8. QSL direct or LoTW.
HONDURAS, HR. Alex, K6VHF will be QRV as HR9/K6VHF, from November
22 to 28, on 40 to 6 meters using FT8, FT4, SSB and CW.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Stan, K5GO will be QRV as ZF9CW until February
15, on the HF bands, using mostly CW, with some SSB. QSL direct to
PANAMA, HP. Hutch, NK0S will be QRV from November 18 to 24 as
HP1/NK0S, operating vacation style using mainly FT8 on 20 to 10
meters and possibly 6 meters. Upon return home he will upload all
QSOs to LoTW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The FISTS Saturday Sprint CW, WAE DX
Contest, PODXS 070 Club Triple Play Low Band Sprint, Int'l Fall
Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Analogue Contest, JIDX Phone Contest, OK/OM DX
Contest, SKCC Weekend Sprintathon, CQ-WE Contest, AWA Bruce Kelley
1929 QSO Party, North American SSB Sprint Contest, FIRAC HF Contest
and the 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint will be on tap this
weekend. Please see November QST, page 82 and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest websites for details.